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Allegheny Health Network Women’s Health Conference, May 6 at Jefferson Hospital, Answers Women’s Health Questions from Conception to Menopause

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

JEFFERSON HILLS, Pa. (April 19, 2017) – Concerned about stress? How about getting pregnant? Or menopause? No matter what your concern or stage of life, there’s information for you at Jefferson Hospital’s first annual Women’s Health Conference for the Community, set for Saturday, May 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Jefferson’s James Bibro Building, 565 Coal Valley Road, Jefferson Hills.

During this free half-day event, women can select from a variety of classes on topics ranging from food and environmental health to osteoporosis, pelvic floor/bladder control and addiction.

The schedule includes

8:30-9:30 a.m., registration and welcome from Joy M. Peters, Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at Jefferson Hospital, and Allan Klapper, MD, System Chair, Allegheny Health Network Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

9:30-10:30 a.m., choose from:

10:30-11:30 a.m., choose from:

  • Perinatal (pregnancy-related) Anxiety Disorders, with Sarah Homitsky, MD, psychiatrist
  • Pelvic Floor/Bladder Control, with Lindsay Turner, MD, Urogynecologist, and Nicole Reilley Dosey, DPT, CLT
  • One Key Question: “What are your plans for becoming pregnant?” featuring Lauren Narbey, CNM, Certified Nurse Midwife

11:30-noon, lunch

Noon-1 p.m., choose from:

  • Addiction, featuring Katrina Siders, CRNP
  • Osteoporosis, featuring David A. Logan, MD, FACOG and Lynette Judy, RN, ONC
  • Food/Environmental Health, featuring Michelle Naccarati-Chapkis, Women for a Healthy Environment

The day’s programs are open to all women. Registration is required and may be made by calling 412.469.7002.

Allegheny Health Network providers guide women toward better health, in body and mind, at every stage of life. AHN Women’s Health officers convenient locations for mammography and bone density screenings, maternity care welcoming more than 7,300 babies each year, Neonatal Intensive Care Units for fragile infants, women’s cardiovascular care, a Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, certification in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, accredited breast cancer programs and a Women’s Behavioral Health program for perinatal depression.